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Oct
4

Teutenberg, Stevens and Hughes among Specialized-Lululemon roster

Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, Evelyn Stevens and Clara Hughes are among the women to headline the new Specialized-Lululemon women’s team in 2012. The squad takes up where the successful HTC-Highroad team leaves off when that program ends at the close of the year. The new team, run by HTC press officer Kristy Scrygmeour’s new management firm, Velocio Sports, will carry over much of the winning formula from Bob Stapleton’s High … more

Sep
23

Hughes on target for a podium in London 2012

Clara Hughes answered the question hanging over her heading into the world road cycling championships in Copenhagen — and she answered it in her typical emphatic fashion. Yes, she’s ready to challenge for the Olympic podium again at the 2012 London Games. The six-time Olympic medallist answered any doubts in her first time back at the event since 1999, finishing fifth in a soggy and windy women’s time … more

Jul
22

Wren and Hughes win first ever Crusher in the Tushar off-road race in Utah

Jen See, Velonews.com BEAVER, Utah (VN) — Tyler Wren won the first edition of the challenging Crusher in the Tushar on/off-road race held in the Tushar mountains outside Beaver, Utah, on 16 July. Wren, riding for Boo Bicycles, attacked in rolling terrain not far from the finish and crossed the line solo in 4:27:04. Two minutes behind the flying leader, former pro mountain bike racer (and former VeloNews … more

Jul
22

Hughes tops time trial and moves into race lead at Cascade Classic

  Kirstin Frattini, www.cyclingnews.com, Bend, Oregon Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) displayed a winning individual performance at the Skyliner Time Trial, stage two of the Cascade Cycling Classic. The Spaniard rode the 22.4 kilometre course in a time of 29:05, besting Tom Zirbel (Jamis-Sutter Home) by 26 seconds and Jeremy Vennell (Bissell) by an additional 13 seconds. “Nothing Mancebo does surprises me anymore and he has been time trialing well … more

Jun
25

Olympian Hughes trades skates for wheels

Molly Hayes, The Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario Clara Hughes is back on her bike, and was back in Hamilton this past weekend to prove she’s still a champion. The six-time Olympic medalist trained for years in the city, and used this weekend’s National Road Cycling Championship in Burlington as a chance to catch up with old friends. “I lived in Hamilton and Dundas for seven years, and it … more

Jun
25

Clara Hughes: Doing it her way with a big assist

Randy Starkman, The Toronto Star, Burlington, Ontario Clara Hughes has always taken the road less travelled, but never more so than right now, on her final Olympic journey. As she painstakingly prepares — put the emphasis on pain (more on that later) — to try to become Canada’s most decorated Olympic athlete in London, Hughes is doing it without any government support. She’s not getting a monthly athlete … more

Jun
23

“Senior Citizen” Hughes Takes Canadian Time Trial Championships

James Christie, Belfountain, Ontario Clara Hughes is 38 and no dreamy eyed child when it comes to the Olympics. She’s a rare athletic talent who has stood on medal podiums as both a cyclist and a speed skater and was flag bearer at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. No one in Canada has accomplished as much on an Olympic stage. But it tickled her Thursday, as she … more

May
19

Hughes Wows Coach

George Johnson, The Calgary Herald, Medellin, Columbia Vincent Jourdain, like the rest of us, stopped being knocked for a loop a long time ago. “Yes and no,’‘ replies Canada’s Road Cycling Team head coach, asked if Clara Hughes’ stunning return to competitive international cycling has in any way taken him aback. “This is Clara, remember. Everybody knows Clara. The kind of athlete she is. “Phenomenal. “Switching back to … more

May
19

Hughes Cements Legacy as One of Canada’s Greatest Athletes

George Johnson, The Calgary Herald, Montreal, Quebec There’s an old saying: Just like riding a bike. Meaning, you never forget how. But whoever coined the phrase wasn’t talking about two and a half hours on that bike, up in the Andes mountains, lungs heaving hot like fireplace bellows, muscles crying out in vain protest. That, you might want to purge from all memory banks. “I mean, it was … more

May
19

There’s No Soft Pedaling in Comeback for Hughes

Randy Starkman, The Toronto Star, Montreal, Quebec Don’t be fooled by Clara Hughes’ remarkable results in her cycling comeback: she’s only making it look easy. The six-time Olympic medallist is back on two wheels after nearly a decade away applying her unique skill set on two blades. She wasted no time in making her mark with victories last weekend in the time trial and road race at the … more


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